Chief Executive Carrie Lam during a question-and-answer session at the Legislative Council Complex on Thursday, a day after delivering the 2019 policy address. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says return of rent control and subsidies will be considered to alleviate hardships of the poor

  • City leader wants to give government departments a year to evaluate rent situation and come up with a ‘more reliable scheme’
  • NGO worker Angela Lui wants the government to not just give temporary relief to tenants but ensure supply of housing as well
Topic |   Carrie Lam policy address 2019

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Chief Executive Carrie Lam during a question-and-answer session at the Legislative Council Complex on Thursday, a day after delivering the 2019 policy address. Photo: Nora Tam
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Carrie Lam enters the Legislative Council chamber on Thursday to take questions on the previous day’s policy address. Photo: May Tse

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam bombarded by heckling lawmakers in another chaotic policy address session at Legislative Council

  • At least 10 rowdy politicians thrown out of legislature’s chamber in heavily disrupted sitting
  • Just three lawmakers able to quiz Lam on policies announced on Wednesday, with leader repeatedly shouted down
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Carrie Lam enters the Legislative Council chamber on Thursday to take questions on the previous day’s policy address. Photo: May Tse
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